If your student is curious about farm animals and where their food from, this free cows lapbook will help them to understand more about cows and products that come from cows.
This free printable learning folder includes over ten different cow related activities.
Here are the resources used in the Cattle Lapbook:
If you can’t find the listed books, choose ones available to you that are about cows, cattle farms, and dairy farms.
Cow Lapbook Activities:
- Cattle in the Bible – Use a topical Bible to find references to cattle in the Bible. List some of them in the shape book.
- Names for Cattle – There are many different names for cattle: steer, cow, calf, bull, heifer. Define what each name means.
- Cattle are Ruminants – Color the picture on the outside. Inside, describe what it means to be a ruminant.
- Cow’s Stomach – On the first index card, draw and label a cow’s digestive system. On the other 4 cards, describe the process that occurs in each part of the stomach.
- Copy work Practice – For handwriting practice, write out nursery rhymes which include cows in them and put inside the envelope. Hey Diddle Diddle is a good one to use.
- Products from Cattle – Use the cheese shape book to list some products we get from cattle.
- Cattle Breeds – Use a brass fastener to put together the booklet about cattle breeds. Inside, glue pictures and describe some of your favorite cattle breeds.
- Cow Bodies – Use the tab book to describe physical characteristics of cows.
- History of the Cattle Industry – Color the picture and write about the beginnings of the cattle industry.
- Cowboys Today – Use the cowboy hat shape book to describe a modern day cowboy’s job.
- Milking a Cow – Inside the fan fold, answer the questions about milking a cow.
Download the free printable templates for the Cattle lapbook.